CID has been collaborating with independent producers in the creation of independent documentaries for more than 25 years. CID can act as fiscal sponsor, manage project funds, provide creative and technical support, and can offer advice on fundraising and distribution.
To apply to CID for collaboration, an application is required. To apply, send the following materials in one package to the address below. We cannot accept materials sent electronically.
1. Two page project description
2. Project budget
3. Producer’s resume
4. A DVD or VHS copy of a previously completed work, preferably documentary, of the applicant. If possible, send a copy you do not need returned.
5) If possible, A DVD or VHS copy of an edited excerpt of the project that is being proposed in this application.
We accept proposals at any time. It typically takes 2-3 weeks to process an application. CID receives many more project proposals than we can accept, and the application process is competitive. Please address any questions to Fred Simon at FSimon@documentaries.org
CID charges a 5% administrative fee on any funds that it receive sas fiscal sponsor. Sponsored projects will be listed in the CID filmography and eligible to receive contributions through our online site.
Please send your materials to :
Center for Independent Documentary
680 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067